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Building applications on the Ethereum blockchain

Blockchain is rapidly becoming the technological darling in the worlds of FinTech and established finance alike. In this session, Eoin Woods gives an overview of blockchain fundamentals as well as how to create an application that uses Java enterprise technology with Ethereum’s blockchain.

General release is closer than it seems

JDK 12 in now in the Release Candidate phase

The general availability is about a month away and that means it is time for the RC phase! The stabilization repository, jdk/jdk12, is now open for P1 bug fixes and there’s some important information you should keep in mind. Let’s have a look.

She blinded me with science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Advice & tips for all

February 11th is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Computer science has traditionally been a field dominated by men, however women around the world are making strides to close the gender gap. Let’s look at some of the advice and stories we have heard over the years about how to succeed as a woman in STEM.

The latest features

JUnit 5.4.0 release enhances the next generation Java testing framework

JUnit 5 released with much fanfare, and the updates just keep on coming. Now, the latest version 5.4.0 adds some new features, bug fixes, and breaking changes. Come see what’s been added and improved upon. New to JUnit 5? There’s no better time than now to upgrade and start with this popular unit testing framework.

Almost there!

On the road to Angular v8: Beta.3 is here

The beta season for Angular v8 began in mid-January and we’re eager to see the final result. The fourth beta is already here so as soon as all the betas are out and the next milestone (RC period) is reached, v8 will be released.

The survey also shows that Clojure devs are more experienced

Clojure devs are all about Java 8 and functional programming

What’s the state of the Clojure ecosystem in 2019? According to Clojure’s annual survey, Clojure devs are still in love with Java 8 and use it for web development and open source. We take a closer look at the 2019 results to see what’s really going on in this functional programming language.

Starting off 2019 on the right foot

The trendy five: Warming up in wintry weather with GitHub in January 2019

So far 2019 is off to a good start, especially for fans of open source software! Just like we do every month, we’ve gone through GitHub’s trending list to find some of the best and most noteworthy projects to showcase for January 2019. So come on in from the cold, bundle up, and see what we found.